L’esprit de l’escalier or esprit d’escalier (stairway wit) is the sense of thinking of a clever comeback in an encounter when it is too late. The phrase can be used to describe a riposte to an insult, or any witty, clever remark that comes to mind too late to be useful—when one is on the “staircase” leaving the scene of the encounter. The phenomenon is usually accompanied by a feeling of...
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It’s the possibility that keeps me going… and though you may call me...– The Notebook
You must not blame me if I do talk to the clouds.– Henry David Thoreau
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Darwinian Poetry →
Starting with a whole bunch (specifically 1,200) randomly generated groups of words (our “poems”), we are going to subject them to a form of natural selection, killing off the “bad” ones and breeding the “good” ones with each other. If enough generations go by, and if the gene pool is rich enough, we should eventually start to see interesting poems emerge.
Using nothing but DNA, researchers in Denmark have constructed a tiny box with a...– Technology Review: A Lockbox Built from DNA
My Manufacturing Process book… currently doing my homework about heat treatments http://tinyurl.com/onrbay
Today I was welding some parts of my electronics project. And yes, I know it looks quite messy with all the… http://tinyurl.com/ddfzs8
The unimaginable always becomes the unforgettable.– Geoffrey Beene
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I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions.– Augusten Burroughs
Watching: V for Vendetta on the TV
The opposite of entropy. The last law of thermodynamics. Defined as that a closed system in lowest possible energy will go back to high once it reaches that point. It was conceived, and thus prevented the universe from ever fully ending. “Oh shit, all the energy of the universe has run out, whats gonna happen??? - YPORTNE!” Urban Dictionary
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